In funds management industry, custodian plays a critical role in protecting investors and safeguarding the assets of a managed fund against the risk of theft or loss. Appointing an independent custodian also allows trustee and investment manager to concentrate on the fiduciary and investment management functions of the fund, achieving better results for investors, promoting transparency, demonstrating excellent corporate governance and boosting investors’ confidence.
AKT has considerable experience in providing custody services. We offer a wide range of services to assist in the management and safeguarding of asset portfolios that can be tailored to clients’ needs.
As a custodian, we hold fund assets on trust and ensure they are both identifiable and properly segregated from other trust assets. We hold title to the assets, physical custody of deeds, execute documents in accordance with client instructions relating to the trust assets, valuation and reporting of trust assets.